Trends and Targets for 5/09/2017
CARD FACTORY (LSE:CARD) Recent news of Yellow Pages final demise reminded of the thump when an unopened copy hit the bottom of an empty wheelie bin. A secret hope similar fate awaits the greeting card industry appears a wasted dream. Despite the internet and common sense, people still insist on sending greeting cards to celebrate mediocrity. Which brings us to the Card Factory and their share price.
When we view their downtrend since 2015, it appears pretty nicely designed, hinting any movement fairly soon above 343p (BLUE) should bring an initial greeting to 361p with secondary, if exceeded, at a longer term major occasion of 404p. We've designed to designate 404p as a major occasion due to this matching (okay, slightly bettering) the share price' all time high back in September 2015.
It would be utter madness not to expect some dramatics at such a level, if only due to those whose funds were trapped at the prior high liquidating and causing a deluge of sell orders. The unpleasant reality for those so effected comes, if the share price actually manages to CLOSE above the 400p level. Our inclination will be to regard this as a bit of a game changer for the price, requiring another stir of the tea leaves as while we're calculating 448p above this point, the reality could prove quite a bit higher.
In house, we were speculating on a new line of greetings cards to mark the coming "Guy Fawkes" celebration. Imagine a card which exploded when opened? Though this has perhaps been already invented by folk sharing Guy Fawkes sentiments, it'd be hard to envision something quite as unpleasant as a card which issued a shower of Disneyesque glitter sparkles unexpectedly and therefore, a probable best seller. Until the first murder.
We do suspect CARD shall prove worth keeping an eye on during the coming weeks, ideally for closure above 343p as upward travel should prove difficult to restrain. Any attempt to slow the share down requires the price falling below RED at 295p currently and below the Dashed Red at 236p would scare the heck out of us as a decline to 220 / 150 eventually would appear inevitable.
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SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. 'CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.
Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today's updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION
Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.
UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.
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Section One - Outlook Updated Today. Click here for Section Two - Outlook Remains Valid shares
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LSE:AMERLSE:AMER Amerisur. Close Mid-Price: 17.5 Percentage Change: + 6.06% Day High: 17 Day Low: 16
Near term, it appears moves above 17.5 should challenge 19.5p next with se ........
LSE:BARC Barclays Close Mid-Price: 190.2 Percentage Change: -1.01% Day High: 191.4 Day Low: 189.45
Unchanged: Below 189 risks being pretty bad with 184.5 with some bounce po ........
LSE:CLLNLSE:CLLN CARILLION PLC. Close Mid-Price: 48.45 Percentage Change: + 14.21% Day High: 48.95 Day Low: 42.6
This has almost gotten interesting with the result anything near term ^up ........
LSE:EME Empyrean Close Mid-Price: 10.38 Percentage Change: -8.79% Day High: 11.62 Day Low: 10.12
The situation remains of above 11.62 generating 12.75 with secondary 14p. ........
LSE:FRESLSE:FRES Fresnillo. Close Mid-Price: 1664 Percentage Change: + 2.91% Day High: 1673 Day Low: 1640
Movements now above 1673 suggest 1698 as a pretty major point of interest ........
LSE:KAZLSE:KAZ Kaz Minerals. Close Mid-Price: 875 Percentage Change: + 0.63% Day High: 876 Day Low: 845
Above 876 signals longer term movement toward 1120 next with secondary 160 ........
LSE:OPG OPG Power Ventures Close Mid-Price: 27.5 Percentage Change: -9.84% Day High: 30.5 Day Low: 27.25
Target Met. Gulp! Perhaps matching the prior bottom of 20p will be viewed ........
LSE:SGP Supergroup Close Mid-Price: 1574 Percentage Change: -0.76% Day High: 1584 Day Low: 1562
Thankfully, despite an intraday tease, this has not actually closed below ........
LSE:SXX Sirius Mins Close Mid-Price: 26.75 Percentage Change: -0.93% Day High: 27.72 Day Low: 26.51
Unchanged outlook (almost) but fresh chart shown. Normal rules hint it's g ........
LSE:VEDLSE:VED Vedanta. Close Mid-Price: 879 Percentage Change: + 0.17% Day High: 886.5 Day Low: 864
Bettering 887 still looks like 895 and a stutter given the historic high. ........
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